Portland News for May 11th 2013

Portland's tree and bike connection goes national – Bike Portland
For years now, local transportation agencies have embraced trees as a key component in street and path design. In Portland, there has also been a strong connection between people who ride bikes and those who care about street trees.
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Portland closing in on league title
PORTLAND United could be just 90 minutes away from getting their hands on the Magna Dorset Premier League title. They host Tintinhull at Grove Corner tomorrow (3pm) holding all the aces as Wincanton, who take on Merley Cobham Sports, try desperately … More…

The Dalai Lama in Portland: Waiting on the teacher who waits on science
Most were kneeling on meditation benches, crammed shoulder-to-shoulder in the meditation hall at Maitripa College in Southeast Portland. At 8:45 a.m., on the dot, they began chanting in Tibetan, lowering their voices, slipping effortlessly from More…

FC Dallas v Portland – Match Grades
From there it became a very physical battle between those three and the Portland back line. All of the back and forth, bodies jostling for position for every long ball resulting in the Dallas PK. That being a Perez/Jean-Baptiste dual that ends up with More…

WHL Finals: Portland Winterhawks lose 3-2 in OT to Edmonton Oil Kings during
1 of 20 Link to this photo | Comments about this photo essay PORTLAND, OREGON – May 10, 2013 – Edmonton’s #37 Dysin Mayo launches Winterhawks center #28 Brendan Leipsic with a hip check in the first period. The Portland Winterhawks and the … More…

TSA expected to uphold $1000 fine for Portland airport stripper; he plans
PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon man who stripped naked during a security check at Portland International Airport says he expects the Transportation Security Administration to uphold its $1,000 fine at a hearing Tuesday. John Brennan, of Portland, says that More…

Portland Public Schools moves to lift cap on high school classes, but without
Portland Public Schools plans to lift restrictions on the number of classes high school students may take, despite lacking an agreement with the Portland Association of Teachers on an issue the district and union have argued before an arbitrator. The More…

The Flouride Debate: Is this Really Portland? – BlueOregon
Portland has a reputation, earned or not, of being full of just really nice people. You know, the Portlandia episode where all of the Subaru station wagons are parked at a four way stop, but …
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Portland Timbers vs. Chivas USA | MLS Match Preview
Back home after extending their MLS club record undefeated streak, the Portland Timbers play host to Chivas USA on Sunday afternoon at JELD-WEN Field. The Timbers have now gone eight games without defeat, following their 1-1 draw at FC Dallas at … More…

Portland man who stripped at TSA checkpoint fights $1000 fine
The man who dropped trou last year at Portland International Airport in protest of a security check said he plans to appeal in federal court if the TSA upholds his $1,000 fine. John E. Brennan, 50, will face a judge on Tuesday to begin his legal fight … More…

Bengals fall to Portland State in Big Sky softball tourney
Idaho State University' softball team lost 5-3 to Portland State in game three of the Big Sky Softball Tournament Friday. Portland State tallied three runs in the top of the seventh to best the Bengals. Idaho State had four hits and Portland State had More…

Portland's tree and bike connection goes national
For years now, local transportation agencies have embraced trees as a key component in street and path design. In Portland, there has also been a strong connection between people who ride bikes and those who care about street trees. Now a national More…

MLS fines Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter
Portland Timbers vs. Houston Dynamo Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter was fined an undisclosed amount by Major League Soccer for criticizing the officials following the team's 1-1 draw at Dallas May 8. Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian. Caleb Porter More…

Prison Planet.com >> Man Who Stripped at Portland Airport Fights $1
Fox News May 10, 2013. An Oregon man who stripped naked during a security check at Portland International Airport says he expects the Transportation Administration Security Administration to uphold its $1,000 fine at a hearing Tuesday,
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Portland airport stripper fighting fine intends to press free-speech argument
PORTLAND, Ore. — John Brennan, who stripped naked last year to protest a security check at Portland's airport, said he expects to lose the first round of his legal fight against a $1,000 fine. Still, he plans to press his free-speech argument in an More…

Five thoughts on FCD's 1-1 draw with Portland | Soccer Blog
8 May 2013 – FC Dallas defender Jair Benitez (#5) and Portland Timbers forward Darlington Nagbe (#6) battle for the ball during the MLS game between FC Dallas and the Portland Timbers at FC Dallas Stadium in Frisco, Texas. The game
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Dalai Lama visits University of Portland
Dalai Lama. Children present flowers to His Holiness the Dalai Lama during the "His Holiness the Dalai Lama Environmental Summit" at University of Portland Chiles Center in Portland Ore., Thursday, May 9, 2013. Posted: Friday, May 10, 2013 10:51 am More…

Send Portland arts tax back to ballot
The arts tax Portland supported was supposed to collect $35 per year from all income-earning adults living in households above the poverty line, with the money going to local schools and arts organizations. The arts tax that exists now differs so More…

Portland State softball: Vikings rally to stun Big Sky No. 1 seed Idaho State 5-3
annabertrand.JPG Portland State's Anna Bertrand, shown in an earlier game, pitched the Vikings into the inaugural Big Sky Championship game, to be played Saturday at noon. Bertrand held Idaho State to four hits and went the distance. She walked seven More…

Precision Castparts shares hit record high on strong earnings [The Oregonian
May 09–Precision Castparts Corp. shares shot to an all-time high at one point Thursday after the Portland-based company beat analysts' profit expectations for the fourth quarter. Shares hit a record $211.89 after the morning announcement, then dipped. More…

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